Joseph Holloway Collection

by Yvette Campbell, Cataloguer, Joseph Holloway Collection As I was working away cataloguing the NLI’s wonderful Joseph Holloway Collection with its focus on the theatre scene in Ireland and England during the 19th and early 20th century, I stumbled upon a little gem of social interest for all the romantics out there to get you feeling all fuzzy inside this Valentine’s [...]

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by Eimear Walsh, NLI Manuscript Student Working on the ever-expanding Headfort Estate Collection, I came across the original Will and Kate love affair in Co. Meath of all places: an aristocrat who married a mere commoner! While today’s public may champion Kate Middleton, it took Edwardian society considerably longer to warm to her predecessor, Rosie [...]

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